HARRISONBURG STRING BAND THE STEEL WHEELS DISCUSS TIES TO THE LOCAL FOOD MOVEMENT AND THEIR UPCOMING ALBUM DURING THEIR SHOW AT THE HAMILTON IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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INTERVIEW WITH STEPHANIE MCKENDRICK

PHOTO BY BLUE MUSE PHOTOGRAPHY

During their show at The Hamilton in Washington, D.C., THE STEEL WHEELS, a string band from Harrisonburg, Va., sat down with us to talk about their roots in the Mennonite community heritage, some of their favorite festivals to play in Michigan, North Carolina, and Kansas, as well as their upcoming record, Leave Some Things Behind, which will be released in April 2015, and their ties to the local food movement.

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ENDEAVOR DISCUSS THE RELEASE OF THEIR UPCOMING 7″ VINYL AND FULL LENGTH, AS WELL AS TOURS PLANNED FOR THIS YEAR

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INTERVIEW BY STEPHANIE MCKENDRICK

We spoke with ENDEAVOR about the meaning behind their name and how it relates to their musical influences, the upcoming release of their 7″ vinyl due out March 1 through Cognitive Dissonance, which will be available for preorder on www.untiethemind.com, as well as their full-length record due out later this year.

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SUMMERTIME DISCUSS THEIR DREAMS TO PLAY WITH HATEBREED AND SELENA GOMEZ, AS WELL AS THEIR DEBUT ALBUM DUE OUT LATER THIS YEAR

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Prior to their first show at 147 North in Winchester, Va., we sat down with the members of SUMMERTIME rom Front Royal, Va. to talk about having fun in the summer, the emotions their songs express, and their dream to play with HATEBREED, jazz bands, and Selena Gomez.

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BURN THE BALLROOM DISCUSS THEIR NEW ALBUM, MUSIC VIDEO, AND DREAM TOURS

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INTERVIEW BY STEPHANIE MCKENDRICK

We spoke with BURN THE BALLROOM during their “Weekend Warrior” tour with 3PM and PICTURE PERFECT about how they combine traditional and contemporary concepts, their soon to be released music video, as well as their latest album, Melodies for Outsiders.

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HONOUR CREST DISCUSSES THEIR UPCOMING CANADIAN TOUR, AS WELL AS THEIR SIDE-HUSTLES

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INTERVIEW BY STEPHANIE MCKENDRICK

In addition to doing feature interviews with local bands and musicians, we have also started to do bi-monthly video interviews with the top talent in the Virginia music scene with the help of Stephanie McKendrick Photography and Summation Audio. This month we had the opportunity to speak with the Virginia Beach-based metalcore band HONOUR CREST at their show at Empire in Springfield, VA about their upcoming Canadian tour, as well as their experiences on their first national tour, their upcoming plans for this summer in addition to touring, and what they do as their side-hustles.

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INDIE ROCKERS MAMMOTH INDIGO AT RALLY IN THE ALLEY IN WINCHESTER

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INTERVIEW BY STEPHANIE MCKENDRICK

In addition to doing feature interviews with local bands and musicians, we have also started to do bi-monthly video interviews with the top talent in the Virginia music scene with the help of Stephanie McKendrick Photography and Summation Audio. This month we had the chance to talk with MAMMOTH INDIGO at Rally in the Alley in Winchester.

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